|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus hermanni (Ihering, 1905)|
|Common Names||Hermanns Pleco |
Hermanns Sugemalle (Denmark)
|Type Locality||Rio Piracicaba [Salto do Piracicaba, Piracicaba city], São Paulo, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||hi POSS tow muss|
|Etymology||Greek, hypo = under + Greek, stoma = mouth.|
|Size||240mm or 9.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Large spots on the body, spaced relatively far apart. Smaller spots on the head, spaced closer together. Previously confused with H. fuscomaculatus, which has larger spots on the head, and H. mutucae, which has more spots on the body, spaced closer together.|
|Distribution||South America: Tietê River basin. |
La Plata, Paraná, Upper Paraná, Tietê, Piracicaba (São Paulo) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Ivaí (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Paranapanema, Tibagi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Piquiri (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 15 (no. 90) (art. 75), pp 560.|
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|Last Update||2022 May 04 12:43 (species record created: 2002 Apr 06 00:00)|